Facts about GoldFish

Fact about GoldFish
1- Goldfish don’t have a stomach.
2- A group of goldfish is known as “troubling”.
3- Goldfish can recognize different human voices.
4- A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.
5- It is said that the goldfish is the most popular pet in the world, even more popular than cats or dogs.
6- Goldfish Can't Close Their Eyes - This makes sleeping a little different for them. Instead of closing their eyes and falling into a deep sleep, they sleep with their eyes open usually at the bottom of the water.
7- Goldfish can live for about 10 years but there have been many specimens that have lived for as long as 25 years.The world's oldest recorded goldfish was 43 years old. Which is just amazing for almost any pet really, and he did very well considering he was won at a town fair. His name was Tish, and he died in 1999 in North Yorkshire, UK.
8- Goldfish come in different colors such as gold, pink and bronze. They possess the sub-colors such as calico and metallic.
9- Goldfish should never be kept in small bowls. They need a spacious environment with high oxygen levels.
10- Goldfish can recognize different human faces.
11- Goldfish are omnivorous. Their diet includes plankton, insects, detritus, larvae, worms, lettuce, plants, peas, tiny mammals, small birds, amphibians and reptiles.


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